New College of Florida, Division of Natural Sciences

Position ID: 1388-APAS [#12673]
Position Title: Assistant Professor in Applied Statistics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Sarasota, Florida 342343, United States [map]
Subject Area: Applied Statistics
Application Deadline: finished (2018/09/28, finished 2019/08/04, listed until 2019/01/31)
Position Description:    

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New College of Florida invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Applied Statistics, starting in August, 2019. A Ph.D. in Statistics or a closely related field by the start date is required. We seek an individual to contribute to an innovative data science program in a liberal arts context. Candidates must be passionate about designing and teaching courses and guiding research at both the master’s and undergraduate level in a highly interdisciplinary setting. In addition to teaching, the successful applicant will be capable of establishing a productive research program. The teaching load is two classes per semester, plus supervision of tutorials, independent study projects, senior theses and master's level projects. The College is especially interested in candidates who wish to contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through teaching, scholarship and service. Candidates from underrepresented groups, women, and those whose knowledge or skills support an inclusive culture and learning environment are especially encouraged to apply. Situated on the Gulf Coast of Florida and Sarasota Bay, New College is a nationally recognized, selective public honors college with a 10:1 student/faculty ratio. Students are intellectually independent and highly motivated. Undergraduate research has a central role in the curriculum, and a senior thesis/project is required of all students. Students receive narrative evaluations in lieu of grades. New College is committed to excellence in teaching and research and encourages collaborative student-faculty scholarship.

A complete application includes a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation (at least one that addresses teaching), a statement of teaching philosophy (including course proposals), a description of proposed research (including how undergraduates could be involved) and a statement regarding the candidate’s contributions or approaches to supporting an inclusive culture and learning environment. We will begin reviewing materials on November 9, but applications will be considered until the position is filled. New College of Florida is an EOE institution. Please complete the application at Contact with any questions.

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Contact: Darcy Wilson
Postal Mail:
5800 Bay Shore Road
Division of Natural Sciences
New College of Florida
Sarasota, FL 34243
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